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Constructing a Stronger, Extra Safe, Extra Linked Ukraine Collectively


Cisco Launches Nation Digital Acceleration Program in Ukraine

Because the conflict in Ukraine started, Cisco has stood by the nation’s facet: serving to defend its vital infrastructure in opposition to cyberattacks, establishing Wi-Fi connectivity for Ukrainian refugees, and offering Ukrainians with IT schooling to construct their digital expertise and employability via  Begin IT. Cisco4Ukraine. Many of those initiatives had been spearheaded and thoroughly coordinated by Cisco’s Nation Digital Acceleration (CDA) program, in partnership with native ecosystem companions and supported by the Ukrainian authorities.

This summer time, we had been proud to increase on our dedication by launching the following wave of Cisco’s CDA program initiatives in Ukraine. On the Ukraine Restoration Convention in London, CDA Vice President for EMEA Chris Reeves and I joined Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Expertise Improvement Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov and Deputy Minister for Eurointegration, Ministry of Digital Transformation Валерія Іонан/Valeriya Ionan to signal a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to assist additional safe the nation’s vital infrastructure, promote ubiquitous web connectivity, and provide coaching in cybersecurity and networking via the Cisco Networking Academy.

Ukraine is now one in every of 49 nations taking part in Cisco’s CDA program, a strategic partnership with authorities management to convey to life components of a nationwide digital agenda and create new worth for a rustic, its industries, and residents. As a part of this system, Cisco and the Ukrainian authorities will collaborate on the next vital areas:

Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Expertise Improvement in Ukraine

Cisco Networking Academy and Expertise Bridge Rising Ukraine’s Digital Workforce

At a time when the one fixed is uncertainty, no less than two issues are clear: digital expertise are in demand in every single place, and when the conflict is over, Ukraine will want a workforce able to rebuild and defend its vital IT infrastructure from day one. To assist residents reskill and upskill for the digital economic system regardless of the place they’re, Cisco Networking Academy coaching programs in networking, cybersecurity, knowledge science and extra shall be made accessible on the Diia.Training platform, Ukraine’s free digital studying hub that connects customers to employers by creating individualized schooling roadmaps.

Cisco Networking Academy is likely one of the longest-standing IT skills-to-jobs packages on this planet, coaching learners in vital digital expertise and enabling them to earn industry-recognized Digital Badges and certifications that unlock employment alternatives within the digital economic system. The Diia.Training platform will even hook up with the Cisco Expertise Bridge Matching Engine, a device that makes it simpler for HR managers to search out candidates in 190 nations and helps learners discover and apply for jobs that match their talent stage.

Training for CDTOs — Supporting Ukraine’s Chief Digital Transformation Officers

Working with the Ministry of Digital Transformation (MDT), Cisco will assist the technological growth of Ukraine’s Chief Digital Transformation Officers (CDTOs), the leaders of the county’s digitization efforts on the ministry and native authorities stage. Along with leveraging in-country sources, Networking Academy instructors, and native studying companions, Cisco will present CDTOs with entry to our places of work, labs, and briefing facilities internationally to study concerning the newest applied sciences, greatest practices, and tendencies within the digitalization sector.

Collaborating with the Ministry of Digital Transformation — Serving to to Shield Ukraine from Cyberthreats

We’ll construct on our current commitments to serving to restore vital telecommunications infrastructure and defending Ukraine’s communities from cyberthreats via Cisco safety applied sciences and our risk intelligence workforce at Cisco Talos.

We’re All in This Collectively

Cisco’s CDA dedication is a testomony to the ability of working collectively, beginning with Cisco’s workforce on the bottom in Ukraine, who, regardless of terribly tough circumstances, proceed to assist Ukrainian clients and dwell as much as their mission of creating Ukraine “enticing, snug, and protected.”

Rebuilding Ukraine’s digital infrastructure and workforce requires that firms, governments, and establishments from all over the world work collectively in new and modern methods. That is what Cisco’s CDA program was made for. Collaboration throughout authorities, {industry}, and academia is in our DNA, and I’m heartened to see that our efforts are happening in opposition to a backdrop of monumental worldwide assist.

The conflict in Ukraine isn’t over, and the highway to restoration is tough. However Cisco, together with greater than 400 firms from 38 nations who signed the Ukraine Enterprise Compact, is in it for the lengthy haul. Wıth hope and willpower, we stay up for rebuilding a stronger, extra related, safer Ukraine. Collectively.

“Cooperation with Cisco opens up new alternatives . You will need to take note of the event of human capital as nations compete for skills and specialists. The memorandum with Cisco is an funding in our future and a sign to the entire world to work with Ukraine. Collectively, we are going to implement technological instruments and modern options in academic tasks, share experiences within the discipline of digitalization, and use the content material and greatest practices of one of many prime firms globally.”

Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Expertise Improvement

Guy Diedrich (Cisco SVP & Global Innovation Officer), Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov (Ukraine Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Education, Science and Technology Development), Валерія Іонан/Valeriya Ionan (Заступник Міністра цифрової трансформації з питань євроінтеграції/Ukraine Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation), and Chris Reeves (Cisco VP of Country Digitization)
Man Diedrich (Cisco SVP & International Innovation Officer), Михайло Федоров/Mykhailo Fedorov (Ukraine Vice Prime Minister for Innovation, Training, Science and Expertise Improvement), Валерія Іонан/Valeriya Ionan (Ukraine Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation), and Chris Reeves (Cisco VP of Nation Digitization, EMEA)

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